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Wizard School: Shadow Wizard

In the monochrome cities of Illinoir, Shadow Wizards are the Monocrat’s secret police. Operating beyond the reach of Sun’s bright rays and holy gaze, the Shadow Wizards are the last word in enforcing the Colorfast Decree.

Theirs is a dangerous life, because not only do they have to contend with the Pigment Mafia, but some of their own cannot be trusted: not only have some turned coat in exchange for gilded coins and lush hues, but the shadows themselves are intelligent and resentful of their subordinate condition, and never rest in trying to seize control or at least hurt their controllers.

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Squeaking Immaculus (Sponge Demon)

Devils (usually) live in the cavernous bowels of Hell, but demons are another thing entirely: mutated spells with psychoplasmic bodies.¬† The Squeaking Immaculus, or sponge demon, is produced from¬†Randolph’s abrasive cleanser, which doesn’t find much use among dungeon delvers for some reason.

The biggest trouble with Squeaking Immaculi is that they can hold all kinds of liquids, including potions, for later use. The second biggest trouble is that they’re clever enough to use this to their full advantage, turning invisible at a moment’s notice and crawling up the walls with a potion of spider climb to make an unseen attack from above, or spraying the party with oil and then using a potion of fire breath on its next turn.

When it comes to sponge demons, oozes count as “liquid” and may be soaked up (and spewed out) like anything else, which makes them indispensable to alchemists (whose experiments can produce oozes when they go wrong).

Rules for the Squeaking Immaculus, and for Randolph’s abrasive cleanser, below the cut.

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